Management For Dummies, 2nd Edition has been updated to include the latest trends in management thinking, updates on management software and technology and includes brand new sections covering globalisation, internationalisation, leadership and managing in difficult times.
Management For Dummies, 2nd Edition has been updated to include the latest trends in management thinking, updates on management software and technology and includes brand new sections covering globalisation, internationalisation, leadership and managing in difficult times. Written by a team of business professionals with decades of experience, this book is perfect for all levels of managers; new managers and managers-to-be can find everything they need to know to be successful; experienced managers can find tips on shifting their perspectives to take a fresh look at their management philosophies and techniques to make their jobs easier and their employees a lot more effective.
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Richard Pettinger is a lecturer in Business Management at University College London where he teaches foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and international courses. Richard is the author of over thirty business and management books including Weekend MBA For Dummies and Competitive Strategy For Dummies. Bob Nelson is the founder of Nelson Motivation, a training and consulting firm. Peter Economy is a management writer and consultant.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1 Part I: So You Want to Be a Manager 7 Chapter 1: You re a Manager Now What? 9 Chapter 2: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way 29 Part II: Managing People 41 Chapter 3: Making the Million-Pound Decision: Recruitment and Selection 43 Chapter 4: Inspiring Employees to Better Performance 61 Chapter 5: Coaching, Mentoring and Development 79 Part III: Making Things Happen 95 Chapter 6: Setting Goals and Targets 97 Chapter 7: Being an Expert at Performance Appraisal and Management 113 Chapter 8: Being an Expert Manager within Your Environment 129 Part IV: Working with (Other) People 141 Chapter 9: Knowing and Understanding Your Stakeholders 143 Chapter 10: Communicating Effectively 155 Chapter 11: Working Together in Teams and Groups 169 Chapter 12: Managing Flexible Workers 183 Part V: Tough Times for Tough Managers 193 Chapter 13: Understanding and Managing Risk 195 Chapter 14: Dealing with Ethics and Office Politics 207 Chapter 15: Managing Change at Work 229 Chapter 16: Setting Standards and Enforcing Them: Employee Discipline 239 Chapter 17: Handling Resignations, Dismissals and Redundancies 255 Part VI: Tools and Techniques for Managing 271 Chapter 18: Budgeting and Accounting 273 Chapter 19: Harnessing the Power of Technology 295 Chapter 20: Formulating Strategies for Being a Global Manager 307 Chapter 21: Keeping Track of Management Trends 319 Part VII: The Part of Tens 333 Chapter 22: Ten Common Management Mistakes 335 Chapter 23: Ten Common Management Myths 341 Chapter 24: Ten Great Ways to Engage Your Employees (and Keep Them Engaged!) 347 Chapter 25: Ten (Plus Two) Classic Business Books You Need to Know About 353 Index 359
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